WORLD NO TOBACCO DAY 2024 – Daily life stories and strategies to quit: University of Catania’s CoEHAR leaves space for young people

Resident doctors, PhD students, young researchers, and masters students coordinated the CoEHAR annual meeting dedicated to the World No Tobacco Day 2024, sharing experiences from their own social contexts, including…

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New report from The Royal College of Physician: positive impact of E-Cigarettes

The Royal College of Physicians has assessed the available evidence on the use of e-cigarettes, from health effects to the issue of youth vaping, publishing a report with over 50 recommendations. It concluded that e-cigarettes represent a valuable aid in smoking cessation, but that much more can and should be done to reduce their appeal, availability and affordability to people who do not smoke, including children and young people, and reduce environmental harms. 

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CoEHAR Founder Riccardo Polosa adresses the Australian Senators on vaping reform

According to the studies, “CoEHAR research in patients with COPD patients, asthma, high blood pressure, schizophrenia show clear benefits with objective evidence for harm reversal after switching from smoking.. and also showed that lung function and respiratory symptoms and muco-ciliary clearance improve after switching from smoking to vaping”.

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CoEHAR research reveals whiter teeth in former smokers using E-Cigarettes or Heated Tobacco Products than tobacco smokers 

The study marks the first of its kind, shedding light on a novel aspect of oral health among users of combustion-free nicotine products. These findings underscore the aesthetic benefits associated with ECs and HTPs use, signifying a significant departure from the well-known dental color implications of tobacco smoking. As patients increasingly prioritize aesthetics, evident in the growing prevalence of purely cosmetic dental procedures, and with smoking being a prevalent factor, this result serves as a compelling incentive to quit smoking.

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CoEHAR: NO HEALTH RESPIRATORY EFFECTS REPORTED WITH ECIG SUBSTITUTION FOR SMOKING

In their work “Respiratory health effects of e-cigarette substitution for tobacco cigarettes: a systematic review”, researchers analyzed 16 studies from 20 publications: most of the studies showed no difference in respiratory parameters. This indicates that electronic nicotine delivery systems substitution for smoking likely does not result in additional harm to respiratory health.

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